Environment management system lead auditor course (ISO 14001:2015)


Auditing the environmental management system of an organization as a third party, independently and partially, is sometimes becomes very tricky and difficult. Since the performance of a full environmental management system can only be identified by audits. Identification of the system performance and identification of effectiveness requires auditors with special knowledge and skills. This course is mainly for preparing the auditors with such knowledge and skills.
The aim of this course is to provide students with the knowledge and skills required to perform first, second and third-party audits of environmental management systems against ISO 14001, in accordance with ISO 19011 and ISO 17021, as applicable.

Who Should Attend ?

Environment management system lead auditor course is designed not only to help people perform capable and value-adding environment audits, but also to develop attendees wider understanding of environment management systems design and implementation.

Particularly helps to the attendees on main subjects such as interrelating the management function of the organizations to the policy, aspect-impacts, objectives & targets, management programs, operational controls and compliance to the legislations.

Course Program

* Terms and Terminology Used in Environment and Auditing
* Purpose & Benefits of Environmental Management
* EMS - Management and Processes interrelationship
* Emergency Preparedness
* Auditing EMS
* Audit Types
* Regulations & Other Requirements
* Accreditation, & Certification
* Benefits of Accreditation
* People In The Audits And Responsibilities
* Auditor Characteristics
* Audit Process Exercise
* Audit Objectives and Audit Scopes
* Audit Duration
* Auditor Selection and Audit Team Formation
* Stage 1 Audit
* Audit Planing
* Check List Preparation
* Opening Meeting
* Interviewing
* Stage 2 Audit
* Nonconformity Identification
* Audit Review
* Closing Meeting
* Nonconformity Recording and Reporting
* Audit Reporting
* Follow Up Audit & Corrective Actions

Pre-course Requirements ?

This course will benefit you best with your initial knowledge about;
a) Management systems
 The Plan, Do, Check, Act (PDCA) cycle
 The core elements of a management system and the interrelationship between top management responsibility, policy, objectives, planning, implementation, measurement, review, and continual improvement.
b) Environmental management
The intended outcomes of an environmental management system:
 Enhancement of environmental performance
 Fulfilment of compliance obligations
 Achievement of environmental objectives.
c) ISO 14001
Knowledge of the requirements of ISO 14001 and the commonly used environmental management terms and definitions, as given in ISO 14001, which may be gained by completing a CQI and IRCA Certified ISO 14001:2015 Foundation (EMS) training course or the equivalent.

Course Approval ?

This course approved by CQI & IRCA with the registration no:181455

Course Delivery?

This course can be delivery both as classroom training or virtual classroom training. In case of virtual class course the exam will be classroom based on the planned venues.